Important Information

ECUADOR & GALAPAGOS CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL UPDATE

Quito, October 25th, 2021

 TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS TO VISIT ECUADOR

Travelers entering Ecuador will need to show either:

  1. A vaccination certificate (with all the required doses), dated at least 14 days before the flight
    OR
  2. A certificate of a negative PCR taken within 72 hours of the flight for travelers over 2 years old. Antigen tests are no longer accepted.

The authorities request all travelers arriving in Ecuador do so with a printed version of the Ministry of Health’s Health Declaration Form. One form needs to be filled per family group. The form can be downloaded from the following link.

Notes for Ecuador entry:

  • Health officials will also check travelers for symptoms related to COVID-19. Suspected cases will be required to have an on-the-spot test. If the result is positive, travelers will need to isolate for 10 days in accommodation of their choice and at their expense. In the event that the test result is negative, the traveler may continue with their trip.
  • Travelers entering the country from India have different requirements. Please contact your Destination Expert for more details.

The rules for entering the Galapagos Islands are:

From October 23rd, the rules for entering the Galapagos Islands will be as follows for all international travelers over 2 years old

  • 1)   A vaccination certificate (with all the required doses), dated at least 14 days before the Galapagos flight.OR

    2)   A certificate of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the Galapagos flight.

Notes for Galapagos entry:

  • When entering the Galapagos, travelers can show the same certificate used to enter Ecuador or one from an authorized Ecuadorian laboratory (see this list).
  • A Galapagos Transit Control Card will need to be completed online (or at the airport) before the flight.
  • A travel insurance certificate is required.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with your Destination Expert if you have any doubts or questions.